ATLANTA (AP) — U.S. Rep. John Lewis will appear at a rally to advocate for better Internet access for the poor.

The Georgia Congressman plans to appear Thursday at Carver High School along with Atlanta City Council President Ceasar Mitchell. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports ( ) that Georgia Schools Superintendent John Barge will also attend.

The rally is meant to draw attention to what advocates say is the need for expanded broadband access and better computer literacy in poor communities.